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Jordan has become the West’s warehouse for Iraqi refugees

(This blog is a repost – originally posted at THE CONVERSATION)

By Jason Hart

Swamped as we are with media outrage and political rhetoric about asylum seekers “invading” Europe, we tend to forget that the vast majority of displaced people find refuge in countries far… 853 more words

Youth And Children

Australia's shame 40k refugees at $25000 could be working and paying tax before a year is up. $500K Tax = Abbott's WAR

Cambodia refugee deal: Protests outside Australian embassy in Phnom Penh as Scott Morrison signs agreement

By South-East Asia correspondent Samantha Hawley, staff

Updated 22 minutes agoFri 26 Sep 2014, 8:05pm… 533 more words

Australia's Shame

Cockroaches and mice scurry across floor where Luul Botan’s children play

For new readers, across the US the private, yet publicly-funded, refugee resettlement agencies have in many cases placed refugees in slumlord apartments with no tools for knowing their rights or how to help themselves. 398 more words


Details won't be made public. Going Going Gone to corrupt 3rd world country Cambodia. We never promised you a rose garden

Scott Morrison will sign a refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia

  • 2 hours ago September 24, 2014 6:12PM

Govt confirms Cambodia refugee agreement

IMMIGRATION Minister Scott Morrison will sign a controversial refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia at the end of the week. 319 more words

Australia's Shame

ORR webinar on refugee secondary migrants on September 23rd

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is inviting those who assist refugees to take part in a wbinar on self sufficiency for secondary migrants. Those are refugees that have chosen to move to a new community after initial resettlement. 185 more words


ORR releases $71.5M in refugee service funds withheld in June

An AP article indicates that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) has decided to release the funds it withheld from resettlement agencies in June. The funds were withheld due to the competition for funds from the influx of non-refugee unaccompanied minors from Central America. 223 more words


Once again refugees “fall though cracks” – Congolese family of 13 homeless

A Congolese refugee family of an unnamed resettlement agency in a small town outside Portland, Oregon found themselves homeless this past summer despite a father who is an experienced automotive mechanic. 263 more words